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Towards effective forest conservation

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter provides a brief overview of some techniques that can contribute to more effective forest conservation. Methods are also presented that can help ensure that management decisions are ... More


The Quaternary fossil record as a source of data for evidence-based conservation: is the past the key to the future?

John R. Stewart

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Late Quaternary palaeoecological record represents a source of baseline data for evidence-based conservation, by providing novel insights into how organisms and environments are likely to respond ... More


The role of evidence-based conservation in improving primate conservation

Sandra Tranquilli

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, the evidence-based approach to conservation (EBC) is presented, in which scientific evidence is used to determine the effectiveness of conservation actions and to inform decision ... More


Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, and Brian Silliman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book gathers together 28 personal stories told by leading thinkers and practitioners in conservation – all of whom have something to say about the uncomfortable tension that arises when data ... More


Uncomfortable questions and inconvenient data in conservation science

Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the problems of exaggeration, misuse of statistics, and publication bias that plague all scientific disciplines, but that may be especially acute in the mission-oriented field ... More


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